Finished proofs of Edition VI. of the "Origin," and "again rewriting 'Expression.'"
Finished last proofs of "Expression." August 23rd:
Began working at Drosera. November:
"Expression" published (7000 copies, and 2000 more printed at the end of the year.)
"At Murray's sale 5267 copies sold to London booksellers."
Correcting the Climbing Plants paper for publication as a book. February 3rd:
At work on "Cross-fertilisation."
February to September: Contributions to "Nature."
"Began Drosera again." November 20th:
Began "Descent of Man," Edition II.
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